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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's

three stars

86.42

225 North Michigan Avenue Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 335-8700   Web Site
EIN: 13-3039601

Board Leadership
Christopher Binkley
Chair

CEO
Harry Johns
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.42 three stars
  Financial 81.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

81.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alzheimer's Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alzheimer's Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alzheimer's Association (IL) 86.42 three stars
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation (NY) 98.98 four stars
BrightFocus Foundation (MD) 86.53 three stars
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (NY) 87.75 three stars
Alzheimer's Foundation of America (NY) 95.79 four stars

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Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association, today a multimillion-dollar organization, has been the catalyst and leader for a generation of advancements in Alzheimer research and care. Our organization's achievements and progress in the field have given thousands of people a better quality of life and brought hope for millions more.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $242,487,136
   Federated Campaigns $2,679,313
   Membership Dues $392,999
   Fundraising Events $26,004,329
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $16,190,831
Total Contributions $287,754,608
   Program Service Revenue $10,299,836
Total Primary Revenue $298,054,444
   Other Revenue $10,446,757
TOTAL REVENUE $308,501,201
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $215,057,549
   Administrative Expenses $22,865,801
   Fundraising Expenses $55,584,554
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $293,507,904
   
Payments to Affiliates $263,907
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,993,297
   
Net Assets $264,812,907

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Education and Awareness $66,531,117 29.5%
Advocacy and Patient & Family Services $76,171,797 33.8%
Chapter Services $44,224,305 19.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 86.42 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 88.99 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 90.60 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.73 four stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 85.62 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 79.83 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.59 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 67.03 one star
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.35 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3039601
Name in IRS Master File ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code G83
NTEE Classification Alzheimer's Disease
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION INC
Ruling Date June, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$835,099 0.28% Harry Johns President, CEO $33,773

Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association, today a multimillion-dollar organization, has been the catalyst and leader for a generation of advancements in Alzheimer research and care. Our organization's achievements and progress in the field have given thousands of people a better quality of life and brought hope for millions more.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alzheimer's Association (IL) 86.42 three stars
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (NY) 87.75 three stars
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation (NY) 98.98 four stars
Alzheimer's Foundation of America (NY) 95.79 four stars
BrightFocus Foundation (MD) 86.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alzheimer's Association
225 North Michigan Avenue
Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 335-8700
fax: (866) 699-1246
TTY: (312) 335-5886
EIN: 13-3039601

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Board Leadership

Christopher Binkley
Chair

CEO

Harry Johns
President, CEO

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